New EU Sanctions against Russia Over Navalny Possible (French FM)

 French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Sunday that the European Union may impose new sanctions against Russia over the situation with Russian jailed opposition activist Alexey Navalny. Le Drian noted that France is "extremely concerned" about the deteriorating health condition of Navalny. "We have already taken measures in the EU, which Russia has criticized. ...

11:20 pm Et April 18, 2021

Experts expect robust growth in Chinese automotive market

China's automotive market will recover from the coronavirus crisis with strong growth of more than 6 per cent this year, according to estimates from experts. "It should be ...

5:30 pm Et April 17, 2021

Myanmar's junta releases thousands of prisoners from jail

Myanmar's junta has announced it has pardoned and released more than 23,000 prisoners to mark the Thingyan New Year holiday. The gesture was announced by the state broadcaster ...

3:45 pm Et April 17, 2021

Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million

The global death toll from the coronavirus topped a staggering 3 million people Saturday amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination campaign and a deepening crisis in places ...

12:01 pm Et April 17, 2021

Russia, retaliating against Washington, asks 10 U.S. diplomats to leave

Russia on Friday asked 10 U.S. diplomats to leave the country in retaliation for Washington’s expulsion of the same number of Russian diplomats over alleged malign activity and ...

10:16 pm Et April 16, 2021

Biden Says Strongly Urged Putin to Refrain From Any Military Action in Ukraine

US President Joe Biden said he strongly urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to refrain from any military action in Ukraine. "I also made clear to President Putin that ...

11:47 pm Et April 15, 2021

Serbia to produce Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

Serbia has announced it will begin packing and later producing Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, which would make it the first European state outside Russia and Belarus to ...

7:40 pm Et April 15, 2021

Europe: 3 countries easing Coronavirus restrictions

Belgium, Switzerland, and Denmark announced Wednesday that they will gradually ease coronavirus restrictions that have been in place in recent months to halt the spread of the virus. ...

1:30 pm Et April 15, 2021

Biden: American troops will leave Afghanistan on May 1

The United States will begin its final withdrawal from Afghanistan on May 1 and complete its pullout ahead of the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, President Joe Biden said on Wednesday. "The United States will begin our final withdrawal beginning on May 1 this year," Biden said. “US troops, as well as forces ...

11:30 am Et April 15, 2021

Denmark completely stops using AstraZeneca vaccine

Denmark is completely halting the use of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine, Danish Health Administration head Soren Brostrom has said. The vaccination campaign will continue without the shot from the ...

9:30 pm Et April 14, 2021
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